Peter Monaghan (b. 1955) studied at the National College of Art and Design in mid 1970s.
He joined Dara O’Lochlainn’s pioneering design firm; his packaging, graphic and industrial design won a number of awards, including several sponsored by the Institute of Creative Advertising and Design, the IDI and the European Design Annual.
In 1983 he set up his own firm, later becoming a partner in Creative Inputs working with such clients as AIB, ESB, and the Office of Public Works. He also designed a number of catalogues for the National Gallery and the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
In 2000, he gave up design work to concentrate full-time on painting and sculpture.
His commissioned work can be seen in prestigious locations such as the V.I.P Presidential Suite in Dublin Airport, the Gibson Hotel in Point Village, 1 Grand Canal and the Beacon Clinic. In 2010 he was awarded the National Allianz Business to Arts Award for commissioned artists.